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Litigation Funding in England and Wales: Certain Observations

Preface The marked retreat of state funding for civil disputes in England and Wales allied with the (generally) increased costs of going to Court has meant that new ways of providing finance to a client with limited resources – but an ostensibly genuine and worthwhile claim – is essential.  This Article sets out the broad … Continue reading Litigation Funding in England and Wales: Certain Observations

Disputes: Documents and Disclosure

“Never anything can be amiss, when simpleness and duty tender it” William Shakespeare (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream) Disputes : Documents and Disclosure Preface The eloquent sentiments of this quotation from England’s finest Bard might properly inform that approach on possibly the most important aspect and burdensome of legal tasks: the duty to disclose material … Continue reading Disputes: Documents and Disclosure

Witnessing a Will

Payne & Anor. v. Payne [2018] EWCA Civ. 985 A recent decision in the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) has blown a breeze of clarity on a question which had hitherto been unanswered for over 180 years : what must a Testator do to ensure that their Will is properly witnessed? Some background first of … Continue reading Witnessing a Will

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